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New and Improved Android Widget

Spotify is bringing a new update to the home screen widget on Android devices. This update will help you get more out of it than before. The new widget will make it simpler and faster to access your favourite content on Spotify. So what is changing?H...

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[COMPLETE GUIDE] How to fix most Android issues

Please read below for troubleshooting Spotify on your Android device. This guide contains fixes for most common issues as well as detail on how to create a new topic if you still are having problems. First thing to do before trying anything else is r...

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  • Daniel
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Solved!! The version of Spotify I have has completely different features than another free user.

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceAndroid PhonesMy Question or IssueMy dad and I both have spotify. I cannot pick songs to play and have to rely on shuffle. My dad can pick songs without issue, and probably doesn't even know that shuffle's an option. We both h...

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Superuser Contribution Shared playlists are not showing up in Spotify Kids?

I went into the grown-up settings and shared two playlists I made for my kid, but they don't show up in his shared playlists, just a blank screen. My kid uses a Samsung Galaxy S10.

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  • I went into the grown-up settings and shared two playlists I made for my kid, but they don't show up in his shared playlists, just a blank screen. My kid uses a Samsung Galaxy S10.
  • fredc
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Superuser Contribution "Liked Songs" playlist won't play

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevicePixel 4 xlOperating SystemAndroid 11 beta My Question or IssueAs the title says, my "liked songs" list isn't playing. All other playlists are working normally. I uninstalled and reinstalled the app already. I also...

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  •   Plan Premium Country United States Device Pixel 4 xl Operating System Android 11 beta   My Question or Issue As the title says, my "liked songs" list isn't playing. All other p...
  • dgonza365
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Superuser Contribution Music albums are unplayable for my sm a15 5g

None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help.PlanFreeCountryTrinidadDeviceSamsung Galaxy A 15 5gOperating Android One ui 6.0 My Question or Issue

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  • None of the below information is required. However, the more you provide the easier it will be for us to try and help. Plan Free Country Trinidad Device Samsung Galaxy A 15 5g Operating And...
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text input / search via voice no longer possible

Since the last update I can not search any longer via voice input. The microphone symbol just dissappeared on the keyboard (Android). Please help or fix this! This is so crucial to me as I use this always while driving. Thanks!

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  • Since the last update I can not search any longer via voice input. The microphone symbol just dissappeared on the keyboard (Android). Please help or fix this! This is so crucial to me as I use this a...
  • cwhazeltine
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Superuser Contribution Can't select songs

I am a Premium member using an Android phone. I used to be able to select any song from any artist or playlist. That is now no longer an option. Literally one day it was working and the next it was not. I have logged out and back in, made sure the ap...

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  • I am a Premium member using an Android phone. I used to be able to select any song from any artist or playlist. That is now no longer an option. Literally one day it was working and the next it was n...
  • Joan
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Superuser Contribution Cant play Albums, downloaded or online

Hi I have been using Spotify premium for some time, mainly on my Android phone.. Unfortunately in the last 2-3 weeks I haven't been able to load or play any albums.I can Search online and view my library and the albums are listed but if I click on th...

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  • Hi I have been using Spotify premium for some time, mainly on my Android phone..   Unfortunately in the last 2-3 weeks  I haven't been able to load or play any albums. I can Search ...
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Enable background activity

Hi folks have spotify on android. Keeps asking me to activaye the background activity permission and takes me to the settings but no options to change anything. now the app wont work if my phone screen locks or i move away from the app for a few minu...

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  • Hi folks have spotify on android. Keeps asking me to activaye the background activity permission and takes me to the settings but no options to change anything.   now the app wont work if my p...
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Superuser Contribution En mi celular no me aparece la letra de las canciones

Las letras de las canciones que antes me aparecía ahora no aparece ninguna ni en inglés ni en Alemán. Yo pago el plan premium y son letras qué tenia antes sin pagar nada.

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  • Las letras de las canciones que antes me aparecía ahora no aparece ninguna ni en inglés ni en Alemán. Yo pago el plan premium y son letras qué tenia antes sin pagar nada.
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Change Spotify as default player for mp3 and wav files.

When I download audio files (e.g. voice mail, podcast episodes) to my phone, Spotify is used as the default app to listen to them. Spotify won't play them, saying "Spotify can't play this right now. This track isn't available on your device" even tho...

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  • When I download audio files (e.g. voice mail, podcast episodes) to my phone, Spotify is used as the default app to listen to them. Spotify won't play them, saying "Spotify can't play this right now. ...
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Superuser Contribution Why does my Spotify playlist look different?

PlanFreeCountryPhilippines DeviceRealme 6iOperating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueWhen I opened my playlist, it looked different than usual. Instead of a song list, it only displayed song names and the artist/composer. When I try to play a son...

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  • Plan Free Country Philippines  Device Realme 6i Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue When I opened my playlist, it looked different than usual. Instead of a song lis...
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Superuser Contribution App ist sehr langsam oder reagiert überhaupt nicht mehr

Wie genannt startet die App sehr langsam, teilweise reagiert sie nicht mehr oder das überspringen von Songs funktioniert nur noch mit sehr langer Verzögerung.Ich habe die App schon 3x mal neu installiert und auch davor nach der Beschreibung gelöscht....

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  • Wie genannt startet die App sehr langsam, teilweise reagiert sie nicht mehr oder das überspringen von Songs funktioniert nur noch mit sehr langer Verzögerung. Ich habe die App schon 3x mal neu insta...
  • AlejaR
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Solved!! Spotify app won't open android 14

Every time I try to open spotify, it crashes within the first second before it even has time to load anything. It will work on chrome though. I have tried clearing cache, clearing data, force stopping, uninstalling/reinstalling, and leaving the beta ...

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  • Every time I try to open spotify, it crashes within the first second before it even has time to load anything. It will work on chrome though. I have tried clearing cache, clearing data, force stoppin...
  • k_dan22
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Android - Add Playlist to Home Screen, feature has gone missing?

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceMoto G31Operating SystemAndroid 11 My Question or IssueI can no longer add a playlist to the home screen. However, existing links on my home screen still work. When I click on the "three dots" option on a playlist the "add t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK Device Moto G31 Operating System Android 11   My Question or Issue I can no longer add a playlist to the home screen. However, existing links on my home...
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Superuser Contribution How do I turn off Connect?

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceGalaxy S24Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHow do I turn off Connect? My laptop is connected via BT to my speaker, and that's what I want it to play on. But when I leave the house with my phone and come home, it...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Galaxy S24 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue How do I turn off Connect?  My laptop is connected via BT to my speaker, and tha...
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Superuser Contribution Can't add songs to certain playlists on the phone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceSamsung Galaxy 23+Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueCan't add songs to certain playlists on the phone but can with no issues on web

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Samsung Galaxy 23+ Operating System Android    My Question or Issue Can't add songs to certain playlists on the phone but can with no issues on web...
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Superuser Contribution 2 Issues On Tablet: Landscape Mode For Lyrics Is Not Available + Player Disappears

Spoiler (Highlight to read)PlanPremiumCountryTürkiyeDeviceSamsung Galaxy Tab S8 (SM-X700)Operating SystemAndroid 13, One UI 5.1My Question or IssueSince a couple weeks, I'm having 2 troubles on the Spotify app on my Galaxy Tab S8 tablet. Those are st...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Türkiye Device Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 (SM-X700) Operating System Android 13, One UI 5.1 My Question or Issue Since a couple weeks, I'm having 2 troubles o...
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Superuser Contribution Missing history

IssueMy listening history is missing. I don't knows why, please help.PlanPremiumDeviceAndroid

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  • Issue My listening history is missing. I don't knows why, please help. Plan Premium Device Android    
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Superuser Contribution Google Assistant will refuse to play a song or podcast about 50% of the time.

PlanPremiumCountryIrelandDevicePixel 7 ProOperating SystemAndroid (up to date) My Question or IssueGoogle assistant will not play a requested song, album or podcast upon voice request around 50% of the time. If Spotify is open it is more likely to pl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Ireland Device Pixel 7 Pro Operating System Android (up to date)   My Question or Issue Google assistant will not play a requested song, album or podcast upon voic...
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Superuser Contribution App constantly crashing

Running Android 13, the app will constantly crash (sometimes multiple times per song!) whenever using other apps or when the screen is off. Issue happens most when connected with Bluetooth but has also happened when just playing it from my phone. It'...

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  • Running Android 13, the app will constantly crash (sometimes multiple times per song!) whenever using other apps or when the screen is off. Issue happens most when connected with Bluetooth but has al...
  • AlejaR
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